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Directions from Johannesburg/Pretoria

+/500 km from Johannesburg, an easy five-hour drive on National Roads.

From Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport take the R21 in the direction of Boksburg / East Rand. Then take the N12 towards Witbank (now called Emalahleni). This road becomes the N4 toll road to Nelspruit (now called Mbombela).

Just after Machadodorp Toll take the N4 turn off left to Nelspruit/ Mbombela via Schoemanskloof. After about 70km you will get to a T-junction; here you turn left to Nelspruit/Mbombela.  Continue with this road into Nelspruit/Mbombela until the traffic lights to turn left onto the R40 to White River.

Once in White River turn left at the traffic lights at NTT Toyota (this is Danie Joubert Street), and then first traffic light right into Tom Lawrence Street. Continue on to the second traffic light where you will turn left onto the R40 to Hazyview.

After approximately 45km you will reach a T-junction. Turn left into Hazyview. After several stop sign intersections and at the second traffic light (just after an overhead pedestrian bridge) turn right onto Portia Shabangu Drive (R536) towards Kruger National Park.

***At this point ignore your GPS instructions***

Continue on this road for approximately 37km to the turnoff for SHAWS GATE. (You will go past a Sabi Sand Newington Gate turn off – DO NOT GO TO NEWINGTON GATE!) Continue on +/- 4km til you see the SHAWS GATE turnoff. Turn left onto the gravel road and continue for +/- 4km to a T-junction and turn right. Continue along this road for about 3km to Tydon Safari Camp gate on your left. Follow the signs inside the camp to the lodge.

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Directions from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Turn right out of the airport onto the R538 and follow the signs to White River (Witrivier). Continue for approximately 12 km until you reach the first set of traffic lights in White River, with the mosque on your left. Turn right here, and continue on this route R40 to Hazyview.

After approximately 45km you will reach a T-junction. Turn left into Hazyview. After several stop sign intersections and at the second traffic light (just after an overhead pedestrian bridge) turn right onto Portia Shabangu Drive (R536) towards Kruger National Park.

***At this point ignore your GPS instructions***

Continue on this road for approximately 37km to the turnoff for SHAWS GATE. (You will go past a Sabi Sand Newington Gate turn off – DO NOT GO TO NEWINGTON GATE!) Continue on +/- 4km  until you see the SHAWS GATE turnoff. Turn left onto the gravel road and continue for +/- 4km to a T-junction and turn right. Continue along this road for about 3km to Tydon Safari Camp gate on your left. Follow the signs inside the camp to the lodge.


We wish you a safe journey and we look forward to welcoming you to Tydon African Safaris.
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Directions from Johannesburg/Pretoria

+/500 km from Johannesburg, an easy five-hour drive on National Roads.

From Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport take the R21 in the direction of Boksburg / East Rand. Then take the N12 towards Witbank (now called Emalahleni). This road becomes the N4 toll road to Nelspruit (now called Mbombela).

Just after Machadodorp Toll take the N4 turn off left to Nelspruit/ Mbombela via Schoemanskloof. After about 70km you will get to a T-junction; here you turn left to Nelspruit/Mbombela.  Continue with this road into Nelspruit/Mbombela until the traffic lights to turn left onto the R40 to White River.

Once in White River turn left at the traffic lights at NTT Toyota (this is Danie Joubert Street), and then first traffic light right into Tom Lawrence Street. Continue on to the second traffic light where you will turn left onto the R40 to Hazyview.

After approximately 45km you will reach a T-junction. Turn left into Hazyview. After several stop sign intersections and at the second traffic light (just after an overhead pedestrian bridge) turn right onto Portia Shabangu Drive (R536) towards Kruger National Park.

***At this point ignore your GPS instructions***

Continue on this road for approximately 37km to the turnoff for SHAWS GATE. (You will go past a Sabi Sand Newington Gate turn off – DO NOT GO TO NEWINGTON GATE!) Continue on +/- 4km till you see the SHAWS GATE turnoff. Turn left onto the gravel road and continue for +/- 4km to a T-junction and turn right. Continue along this road for about 3,5km until reach SHAWS GATE to enter Sabi Sand Game Reserve to Tydon Bush Camp.

Please note that there is a vehicle entry fee payable at Shaws Gate into the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Entry fees are payable by credit card or in cash. Please retain your receipt of proof of entrance which has to be stamped at your destination which you will require when you depart the reserve which serves as your EXIT permit. Enquire about the gate fees when making your reservation as these fees are reviewed and changed annually by Sabi sand Game Reserve.

Directions from Shaws Gate to Tydon Bush Camp

Once you arrive at Shaws Gate, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, sign in at the gate for TYDON SAFARIS/INGWE LODGE.  At the gate, there is a signboard in front of you indicating to go straight on to INGWE/UMKUMBE LODGE.  At about 5km, you get to a 4 way intersection where the signboard shows you to go left to UMKUMBE LODGE for +/- 5km. At about 5km, you get a sign on the right UMKUMBE; turn right here, follow the road to UMKUMBE and just before UMKUMBE (keeping left), you see the TYDON BUSH CAMP board/entrance on the left.

Driving rules within Sabi Sands Game Reserve

  • Travel directly to you Tydon Bush Camp and do not deviate from the route. You are not permitted to “game drive” in your private vehicle during your stay
  • Do not leave the roads
  • Do not leave your vehicle, remain in your vehicle at all times
  • Remain at a respectable distance from wild animals
  • Remember that all wild animals are dangerous
  • Do not exceed the speed limit of 40 km / hour
  • Do not feed the animals in the Sabi Sand Reserve
  • Retain your entrance receipt and have it stamped at your destination
  • Do not litter in the reserve
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Directions from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Turn right out of the airport onto the R538 and follow the signs to White River (Witrivier). Continue for approximately 12 km until you reach the first set of traffic lights in White River, with the mosque on your left. Turn right here, and continue on this route R40 to Hazyview.

After approximately 45km you will reach a T-junction. Turn left into Hazyview. After several stop sign intersections and at the second traffic light (just after an overhead pedestrian bridge) turn right onto Portia Shabangu Drive (R536) towards Kruger National Park.

***At this point ignore your GPS instructions***

Continue on this road for approximately 37km to the turnoff for SHAWS GATE. (You will go past a Sabi Sand Newington Gate turn off – DO NOT GO TO NEWINGTON GATE!) Continue on +/- 4km  until you see the SHAWS GATE turnoff. Turn left onto the gravel road and continue for +/- 4km to a T-junction and turn right. Continue along this road for about 3,5km until reach SHAWS GATE to enter Sabi Sand Game Reserve to Tydon Bush Camp.

Please note that there is a vehicle entry fee payable at Shaws Gate into the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Entry fees are payable by credit card or in cash. Please retain your receipt of proof of entrance which has to be stamped at your destination which you will require when you depart the reserve which serves as your EXIT permit. Enquire about the gate fees when making your reservation as these fees are reviewed and changed annually by Sabi sand Game Reserve.

Directions from Shaws Gate to Tydon Bush Camp

Once you arrive at Shaws Gate, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, sign in at the gate for TYDON SAFARIS/INGWE LODGE.  At the gate, there is a signboard in front of you indicating to go straight on to INGWE/UMKUMBE LODGE.  At about 5km, you get to a 4 way intersection where the signboard shows you to go left to UMKUMBE LODGE for +/- 5km. At about 5km, you get a sign on the right UMKUMBE; turn right here, follow the road to UMKUMBE and just before UMKUMBE (keeping left), you see the TYDON BUSH CAMP board/entrance on the left.

Driving rules within Sabi Sands Game Reserve

  • Travel directly to you Tydon Bush Camp and do not deviate from the route. You are not permitted to “game drive” in your private vehicle during your stay
  • Do not leave the roads
  • Do not leave your vehicle, remain in your vehicle at all times
  • Remain at a respectable distance from wild animals
  • Remember that all wild animals are dangerous
  • Do not exceed the speed limit of 40 km / hour
  • Do not feed the animals in the Sabi Sand Reserve
  • Retain your entrance receipt and have it stamped at your destination
  • Do not litter in the reserve

We wish you a safe journey and we look forward to welcoming you to Tydon African Safaris.